BMB Seminars: Fall 2020/Spring 2021
Seminars will be held in WebEx unless noted otherwise

Date

Speaker

 
September 18 Kebin Liu, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Augusta University
Title: The contrasting function of NF-kB1 in tumor suppression and immune evasion

 

September 25 Clive Slaughter, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, AU/UGA Medical Partnership
Title: Learning about Race in Medical School
 
October 9 Amy Baldwin, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, AU/UGA Medical Partnership
Title: HPV-associated disease and cancer prevention

 

November 6 Kenneth Rosenthal, PhD
Professor of Immunology, AU/UGA Medical Partnership
Title: The contrasting function of NF-kB1 in tumor suppression and immune evasion

 

November 13  Deepta Bhattacharya, PhD
Associate Professor of Immunology
Title: Antibody responses to viral infections and vaccines
 
December 4 Muthusamy Thangaraju PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: Role of GPR109A in regulation of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
 
 January 22 Waaqo Daddacha, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: SAMHD1's dual function in DNA damage repair and dNTP regulation: a potential therapeutic target for malignant glioma
 
January 29 Baoan Ji, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Cancer Biology, Mayo Clinic
Title: Key Ras Signaling in Pancreatic Tumorigenesis
 
February 5 Yingzi Cong, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch
Title: Microbiota-derived metabolites in the regulation of intestinal homeostasis
 
February 26 Nahid Mivechi, PhD
Direc tor, CMCR & CV, Professor, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Cancer Center
Title: The HSF1-Mediated Cross-Talk Between Protein Homeostasis and Cellular Bioenergetics in Metabolic Diseases and Cancer
 
March 5 Honglin Li, PhD
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: TBA
 
March 12 Arun Sreekumar, PhD
Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Title: TBA
 
March 19 Daitoku Sakamuro, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: Identification of a new Achilles Heel of MYC-driven, cisplatin-resistant cancer cells in vitro
 
March 26 Simon Hayward, PhD
Jean Ruggles Romoser Chair of Cancer Research 
University of Chicago
Title:  Inflammation in BPH. A Putative Driver, and a Potential Therapeutic Target
 
April 2 Nagendra Singh, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, AU
Title: Ufbp1 in biology of antibody secreting cells/plasma cells
 
April 23 Manuela Bartoli, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, AU
Title: MicroRNAs and ischemic retinopathies: Beyond Gene Expression
 
May 28 Louis Justement, PhD
President, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Director, Undergraduate Immunology Program
Director, GBS Immunology Theme
Title: TBA
 
June 4 John Klement, PhD
MD Student, Dept. of Medicine, AU
Title:  TBA